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Why are files in 16 hive referred through _layouts/15 on a SharePoint 2016 Server?

Alright, got answers elsewhere. Here is an excerpt: A standard installation of SharePoint Server 2016 will only create a 14 folder and a 16 folder. There is no 15 folder in the hive (i.e. at ...\Web ...
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When/How to use asp.net MVC inside Sharepoint on-premises and Sharepoint online

This is a pretty broad question. MS has released different development frameworks over the years. Each time, they'd say the current was better than the last (though sometimes that's been debatable). ...
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Web Application and Site Collection

Let's imagine there is no web application to create the site collection, and you will create the site collection directly without creating a web application, In this case, Every site collection ...
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how to identify the public web site is sharepoint online or on premise?

You should check the response headers for version number. Online would always have the latest version of SharePoint and currently, would be running the 16 version. Check this: https://sergeluca....
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SP2016 - Change Suite Bar?

There are a couple of new Commands in SharePoint 2016. You can try those. $web = Get-SPWebApplication "http://sp2016 $web.SuiteNavBrandingLogoNavigationUrl ="http://google.com" $web....
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AJAX/Rest only returning 100 items instead of full list

The OData provider for the REST API is configured to limit the number of items in a response to 100. It protects against developers inadvertently making a request that returns large result sets. If ...
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My Site stuck on "We're almost ready!"

Please go into the User Profile Service Application in Central Administration. Go to Manage User Profiles. Search for the profile experiencing the issue. Modify the "Personal Site Capabilities" ...
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How to Migrate from SP 2007 On-Premises to O365?

Shall we migrate directly from SP 2007 to O365 direct? Yes, you can migrate directly from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint Online, It's not like the SharePoint On-Prem where you should first upgrade to ...
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When/How to use asp.net MVC inside Sharepoint on-premises and Sharepoint online

Expanded my 2¢ a bit from a comment I afterwards withdrew. I strongly support what @Mike2500 has said: If the reason you're creating a SharePoint app is because management told you to create a ...
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Calculated Field with formula DATEDIF

ISERROR() takes only one parameter and returns TRUE or FALSE. It is typically used inside an IF() statement to evaluate a formula. What you probably want is something like =if(ISERROR(DATEDIF([DATE1] ...
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How to distinguish SharePoint 2013/2016 on-premises and SharePoint Online

An easy check for SharePoint Online or on premises would be to look at the host name. In the case of SharePoint Online, it will always be in the form of tenant.sharepoint.com. A local installation, ...
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SharePoint Online Vs Hybrid (SharePoint Online + SP On premise 2016)?

Why Hybrid? Hybrid setups generally fall into two main scenarios: Hybrid is in place while working on completely migrating to SharePoint Online. This eventually results in the deprecation of the on-...
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Graph API and SharePoint on-premise

I don't think Microsoft Graph API will be available for on-premises. Microsoft graph is part of Azure infrastructure and does not know anything about your local environment. To use Graph API you need ...
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SPFx version in SharePoint 2019 On Premise

SharePoint Server 2019 will ship with SPFx version 1.4.1. Vesa Juvonen, Senior Project Manager for SharePoint, mentioned this in one of the events a few days back. Since SP 2019 will have inbuilt ...
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Creating a lookup list field with OfficeDev PnP Provisioning Engine

I ended up fixing this issue. It was due to the fact that the lookup field was in a sub web and there was a bug in the PnP Core that I fixed and issued a pull request for. For anyone who stumbles on ...
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SP2016 - Change Suite Bar?

Use: $wa = Get-SPWebApplication http://sp2016 $wa.SuiteNavBrandingText = "Intranet" $wa.Update()
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Customize SharePoint 2016 App Launcher Tiles

The requested feature has been implemented with SharePoint 2016 FeaturePack 1 which was release in November 2016. The feature is also shipped with SharePoint 2019 RTM. Steps to implement custom tiles:...
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How to get Choice Fields Choices in alternative language?

From microsoft: Optional Text. Specifies the display text for the choice. The value can be a reference to a resource in the format $Resources:String. However, choice values are not supported by the ...
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How to filter in Author column in SharePoint Onpremise using REST API?

If you expand the field Author, you can filter it. Example: $filter=Author/Id eq 18&$expand=Author&$select=Author/Id,Title Greetings is it possible without select parameter ? No, it's not, ...
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I need multiple users to rank list items and then display items by average rank

The simplest solution would be to: Go to List Settings Rating settings Set Rating Settings to 'Yes' Choose 'Star Ratings' Create / modify views to sort by using a variety of columns, including '...
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Where can I find a list of workflow manager updates?

Keep in mind WFM is more or less a dead-end product, so lack of updates would be expected. There is one additional CU, CU5, which is available from Description of the Cumulative Update 5 for Workflow ...
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Embed Power BI report on SharePoint on-prem page, with SP List as data source and repeatable deployment?

Create a Power BI report that uses a SharePoint list as a data source Yes, you can get SharePoint List / Library data using OData Feed. SharePoint List as a direct data source connection For more ...
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where to check CU version for workflow manager 1.0 in SharePoint 2013

Another old fashioned way to check it. Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features You will see the Service bus and Worklfow Manager witht heir curernt build version number. If you click on the ...
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SPFx web part cdnBasePath: possible to use server relative URL to make switching between environments easy?

Thriggle's answer is a pretty clever solution, so I upvoted it, but I had forgotten to come back and answer the question based on my own experiments. And the answer is: yes. I packaged up a web part ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Results Trim Duplicates

Just open the web part and Edit the Query. On the Settings tab there is an option to disable duplicate trimming. No need to export the web part.
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Search Result Web Part Not Displaying Any Results when Ranked Results Disabled

As far as I know, the Ranked Results table are your results. In other words, by removing the Ranked Results you are eliminating the content you are trying to show. If you don't want the part to load ...
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Content deployment job failed.The remote Web service request failed with this message : 'The operation has timed out'

Typically this issue occurs when you have a large amount of content for export. In this case, if you increase the RemoteTimeOut value on the exporting server will help. By default, that value is 10, ...
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My Site stuck on "We're almost ready!"

There are the couple of things which can cause this issue. check and make sure Distributed Cache is properly configured, up and running. check this Check the Site Naming Format setting.Did the Site ...
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Does installing security updates for sharepoint change the build number?

No, not all SharePoint patches will change the build number. There are two factors: If the schema is updated and/or if Microsoft.SharePoint.dll is updated. The build number on the KB has a higher ...
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